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Best Place to work in Kansas City

1099 Agent Job Description

MFW Recruiting / June 6, 2023

Our goal is to make MFW the Best Place to work in Kansas City. A big part of doing that is to continuously recruit top notch talent. Please read the job description below and APPLY today if this sounds like a good fit for you! Additionally, you can follow our page on LinkedIn to learn more about us or watch this video!


1099 Agent Opportunity

About The Company:

MyFreightWorld (MFW) was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS (Kansas City Metro). Originally founded as an LTL software provider, MFW has morphed over the years into a full-fledged third-party logistics company providing Managed Transportation and Freight Brokerage services.

Modes of Transportation:

– Less than Truckload (LTL)

  • 20+ Blanket Pricing Agreements with National and Regional LTL Carriers
  • Ability to negotiate shipper specific pricing
  • Ability to manage outbound and inbound LTL freight

– Volume LTL

  • Dynamic pricing quoted through our TMS for LTL shipments between 5 – 15 pallets and weighing more than ~5,000 lbs.

– Truckload

  • Full and Partial TL
  • Dry Van, Reefer, Flatbed, Partial TL, Drayage, Hot Shot, Sprinter Van, Box Truck, and MORE
  • Carrier Network of 20,000+ active carriers.
  • Access to extensive lane history data (pricing, carriers)

– Intermodal

  • Pricing with multiple leading IMC providers

– Ocean/Air

  • Pricing with multiple leading freight forwarders

Commission: 60/40 commission split, with our agents receiving 60%. Paid weekly based on prior week’s invoiced/billed loads.

TMS highlights:

– Customer facing TMS so customers can self-serve on LTL shipments, have access to reporting/KPIs/Shipment visibility (all optional)

– Integrations with DAT, Truckstop, and internal MFW loadboard – LTL and TL quoting tool to help properly price loads

– Integrations with 20+ LTL carriers to automate dispatch/tracking/document retrieval

– Integration with P44 for Truckload tracking

– Vast library of reports for internal use as well as customer facing reports

– Ability to brand the TMS as your own corporate entity with logo on Invoices and BOLs and TMS dashboard (optional).

Operational Support: Option for dedicated support to help manage accounts, cover while on vacation (yes, our agents take vacations).

Back-office Support: Accounting team to take the lead on Invoicing, Document Retrieval, and A/R collections

Truckload load boards: DAT, Truckstop, Port TMS (optional, free access)

Lead Generation Tools: Zoom Info (optional, free access)

Sales and Marketing CRM: Hubspot (optional, free access)

Email: email and access to Microsoft tools (optional, free access)

1099 Agent Expectations:

– Represent MyFreightWorld with honesty and integrity

– Onboard all Customers and Truckload Carriers into TMS

– Identify and vet all prospective Truckload Carriers

– Ensure all necessary parties get proper documentation along lifecycle of shipment (Rate Con, BOL, etc.)

– Coordinate the pickup and delivery of all shipments

– Communicate with Customers and Carriers all pertinent information along life cycle of the shipment; problem solve when issues arise

– Keep accurate client records and update management software accordingly

MFW Expectations

– Treat our agents with honesty and integrity; No Lies EVER

– Provide full training on all tools, processes, and software platforms

– Provide direct contact information for when questions arise

– Provide lead generation and other sales tools to help agents that wish to grow their book

– Provide experienced support to assist agents on sales calls

– Treat the Agents customers with respect and provide and responsive and clear communication

If you are interested in learning more, please email or call (913) 270-5930 to set up a discovery call!